8th January 2018
Discover Your Perfect Kickstart Deal
With lots of amazing Kickstart deals to see you into 2018, it’s tricky to pick just one for your next hotel getaway. So, we’ve put together some great reasons to visit these top spots. Return to an old favourite, or discover something new. From scenic escapes, to golf & spa hotels, there really is something for everyone. So, get the savings before they’re gone and book your next break today!
Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel (Peebles)
Distance from Edinburgh: 45 mins | Glasgow: 1hr 15 | Perth: 1hr 20 | Aberdeen: 3 hrs | Inverness: 3hr 30
Best for: Scenic Walks
Top 5 Features: Historic Great Polish Map of Scotland | Relaxing Spa | Welcoming Staff | Dog-friendly | Delicious Food
As you roll into the grounds on the long and sweeping driveway, prepare to have your breath-taken as you are greeted with the most spectacular 16th century castle. At the Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel, the stunning scenery is something everyone must experience. The hotel is set in 25 acres of manicured grounds, where historical charms can be discovered at every turn. From the Limes Avenue, to the epic Great Polish Map of Scotland (pictured), there’s plenty to see right on your doorstep. The winter season is an especially magical time to visit this hotel, with the frosty scenery and snow-capped hills surrounding. After a morning exploring, why not warm up with a dip in the pool? And with 30% discount on spa treatments, you can truly indulge yourself with this fantastic Kickstart Offer from only £77.50 per person for 2 nights.
Hallmark Hotel Glasgow (Glasgow)
Distance from Edinburgh: 1 hr | Perth: 1hr 10 | Aberdeen: 2hr 50 | Inverness: 3hr 15
Best for: Shopping & Entertainment
Top 5 Features: Quiet City Centre Location | Relaxing Swimming Pool | Friendly Hotel Staff | Great Value | Apartments Available
The Hallmark Hotel Glasgow is the perfect place to stay, whether you are arriving by plane, train or automobile. For motorists, the hotel is just off the M8, and parking is a very reasonable £7 for 24 hours, or for pedestrians, Glasgow Central Station is close by. Situated just a short walk away from the main shopping district of Buchanan Street, guests can enjoy the quiet calm of it’s location, with all the convenience of a city centre hotel. Visit iconic retail spots such as House of Fraser, John Lewis or the brand new H&M flagship store. For those visiting the SEC, the hotel is either a short train ride away, or a leisurely 15 minute walk along the iconic Clyde. Looking for some hot spots to dine? Take advantage of the free WiFi available throughout the hotel to browse the best eateries. The hotel is also in a great location for discovering some of the cities best bars and live music, from Merchant City to Bath Street, easily accessible by foot or transit. From only £47.50 per person per night, get dinner, bed & breakfast, a bottle of wine and late check out with this amazing Kickstart Offer.
Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa (Inverness)
Distance from Perth: 2hr 20 | Aberdeen: 2hr 45 | Glasgow: 3hr 15 | Edinburgh: 3hr 20
Best for: City Break
Top 5 Features: Spectacular Views | Recently Refurbished | Lovely Pool | Central Location | Starbucks Coffee Shop inside
Perched on the banks of the River Ness and overlooking Inverness Castle, the views from the Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa are some of the most spectacular in this region. City shoppers can delight at the short walk to the main shopping district, which is located just over the river. The Eastgate centre is great for winter shopping, with top shops such as Debenhams, M&S, Laura Ashley and Monsoon all conveniently indoors. Inverness is also a city drawing some of the country’s best shows to their entertainment venues such as Eden Court, which will see the Scottish Ballet’s Nutcracker, Hairspray and legendary show “Rumours of Fleetwood Mac – 40 Years of Rumours” pass through its doors. This Kickstart 2 Night Offer includes dinner on your first night, which means you have the freedom to explore the city’s great eateries on your second night. There’s a wide selection on offer from fine-dining restaurants Rocpool Restaurant and Chez Rouz (both very close to the hotel) or for a hearty cheap feast, McLeod’s Fish & Chips is a must-visit.
Fisher’s Hotel (Pitlochry)
Distance from Perth: 43 mins | Glasgow 1hr 35 | Edinburgh: 1hr 40 | Inverness: 1hr 40 | Aberdeen: 2hr 10
Best for: Exploring
Top 5 Features: Doorstep Attractions | Great Atmosphere | Quaint Shops | Cosy Fireplace | Woodland Walks
Situated in the very centre of the resort town of Pitlochry, the Fisher’s Hotel is ideally located to explore the stunning Perthshire region. Rain or shine, there are plentiful activities available throughout the year. For this winter Kickstart Offer, why not visit the spectacular Queen’s View (pictured)? One of the most iconic viewpoints in the whole of Scotland, it overlooks Loch Tummel and on a clear day, you can see all the way over the mountains surrounding Glencoe. From the hotel you can also visit the fascinating Pitlochry Dam Power Station and Fish Ladder, just 5 minutes from the hotel. For those who enjoy a tipple or two, the Blair Atholl distillery is only a 10 minute walk from the hotel, so you can ditch the car and sample their many malts at your leisure. The famous Pitlochry Festival Theatre has a great winter programme on from Burns Nicht (27 Jan), Banff Mountain Film Festival (03 Feb) and Simon & Garfunkel Through the Years (24 Feb). So get to this stunning part of Scotland from only £99.50 per person for 2 nights.
Carnoustie Golf Hotel (Carnoustie)
Distance from Perth: 50 mins | Aberdeen: 1hr 25 | Edinburgh: 1hr 45 | Glasgow: 1hr 50 | Inverness: 3hr 5
Best for: Spa & Golf
Top 5 Features: World Class Golf Courses | Indulgent Spa | AA Rosette Awarded Restaurant | Stunning Views | Coastal Walks
Overlooking the Championship Golf Course, the Carnoustie Golf Hotel couldn’t be better placed for those looking to tee-off 2018 in style. The coastal location means golfing doesn’t have to come to a halt during the winter months, and what better way to experience it, than with this fantastic Kickstart 2 Night Offer? Be spoiled for choice with the 3 local golf courses – The Championship, the Burnside and the Buddon Links – all rated in the top 50 Links courses in the UK and Ireland. For those looking for a more relaxing coastal escape, the hotel’s spa and leisure facilities are extensive, with a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room on offer. The spa menu boasts a wide range of treatments for all, including the men’s ‘Golfer’s Tonic’ – an invigorating back scrub and massage, perfect after a competitive day on the golf course. For 1 hour treatments or more, guests can enjoy a complimentary sumptuous robe and slippers to make you feel truly pampered. Feeling peckish? Why not add on a delicious lunch, or Cream Tea to make your day extra special?
Prefer to talk Give us a call on 0141 212 5053. Looking for more Kickstart offers? Find them all here.
Written by Annika Rieley, 08 January 2018.